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Poster: bluedevil Date: Aug 12, 2009 10:39am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

i don't want any damn socialized medicine or the us govt forcing senior citizens to have abortions! I say get rid of medicare and v.a. hospitals NOW.

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Poster: skies Date: Aug 12, 2009 10:56am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

Socialized medecine saved my life so we can still talk today .I didn't know that anywhere on earth,thre were old seniors forced into having abortions,even in uptight america! As for abortion rights,it's always better than having a starving kid in your arms,selfish,heartless meany !

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffNoiseCollector Date: Aug 12, 2009 7:11pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

Will you come with me to a town hall meeting? Bring a megaphone and tell them you are there today because of socialized medicine.

Mr Tell told

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Poster: skies Date: Aug 13, 2009 12:56am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

I prefer the Mayor in my town,always polite to me .And he knows how to hold his City Hall good enough so socialized medecine is allowed even for strange customers such as me . Too snobish your U.S.mayors,never been my cup of tea your U.S. are too unfriendly to go tall in your city halls even without a megaphone Some people,I have nothing to tell them .NA!!!

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Poster: skies Date: Aug 13, 2009 2:18am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

In casa the youngster "deadpolitics" can find this: After a night sleep,I'dsay that if my bones were not so old,and had to find a paid job in america I'd fond out how to become a park ranger .Freesbie smile, fare the well!

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Poster: deadpolitics Date: Aug 13, 2009 8:43am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

skies... Park Rangers may be the least stressed out people in all of the USA but they still work for the gov't and put up with a lot of bureaucracy (I know certain individuals who have work for the Park Service for upwards of 10 years and still aren't allowed to make decisions on their own even when they are the ones who are most familiar with the areas they are responsible for)...

In any case... thinkin' the fascists may spare me for my exceptional scientific abilities...

On second thoughts, I'm willing to design off the grid renewable energy systems and build composting toilets for anyones compound if me and my girlfriend can dig in with ya... or for a plane ticket across the border...

Can I bring a couple friends who are willing to toil in the fields?

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Poster: skies Date: Aug 13, 2009 9:06am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

Dear youngster : If I had land for you,your lady,and your friends,I'd be so glad to welcome all .If I had the bucks, I'd even send you the tickets so I could meet the younger generation my deadheads friends like to have around .But the human crickets invaded the lands and left me nothing for my gardens .It's a total rip-off situation where I am blackmailed to hand out millions of money I don't have if I ever want to grt my gardens back,in this here world .As I doubt I could ever win with a blind lottery ticket,I suggest you find us a deadhead tycoon to do a landtrust for us all with plenty of acres to roam about and do your stuff , and me too .A lpace for tipies,yurts,in the trees houses , and our own sources of waters to protect . For that ,various sites in Europe could be suitable . I don't know If I could survive long enough to see such a miracle happens,and truthfully American pseudo "authorities" scare me chicken to even ever try to visit you overseas .That't the sort of world this is :we can loose those we care about ,we can even exist never knowing others cared about us, and then we are to old to give another try going places My material body is not that strong eny more ,too much accumulated,and I tire easily except my Spirit always cruising wild .You are as a son I never had and I wish I could have done more for you and your friends, but I just can't .

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Aug 13, 2009 10:33am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

dead -

If you can beef up a solar panel inverter come on in.

If you can reload rounds for a Barrett .50 cal sniper rifle even better. Those suckers are about $4.70 a round these days.

Course I don't expect to have to shoot more than a couple.......

Seriously, are doing anything with permaculture beyond composting toilets? Mrs. Mando and I have about 400 square feet of intensive raised bed gardens in the backyard and are growing all the veggies we need. And we are bartering for eggs and fruit at the local Farmer's Market with the excess (unless we are giving it away). We are alos putting in a couple of cold frames and hoop houses to see if we can grow year round.

I have about $60K worth of education benefits left on the new Post 9/11 GI Bill and am trying to find some Permaculture certification courses here in Virginia. I'm hoping for about 4 years before the shit hits the fan and the economy collapses before I have to bug out to the Tennessee compound.

Can you imagine Mandojammer sitting in a Political Science class being taught by some snot-nosed, effete and erudite, turtleneck wearing Professor Emeritus? Holy crap would the undergrads get their money's worth.

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Poster: jglynn1.2 Date: Aug 13, 2009 10:54am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

I might be worth it to head down there and audit the class you are in just for entertainment - I could think of worse ways to spend my time.

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Poster: deadpolitics Date: Aug 13, 2009 11:01am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

Don't know much about inverters other than that they take DC and make AC power... the first units were really rough (square blocks modelling a sin curve) and didn't make high quality power but now they are modelling sin curves with differential equations and the quality of power is greatly increased...

I've taken a few introductory permaculture classes... might get certified if I can come up with the money or time... its a great design philosophy... one that every industry or endeavor could apply to great benefit.

My instructors were certified at The Farm in Tennessee. Maybe you know about the place... old hippie holdover from the early 70s.

Currently tryin' to learn as much as I can about renewable energy but my job is mostly focused on the municipal scale... really would like to get some practical knowledge on cost-effective and perhaps even home-built systems for personal use. Gettin' into alternative building as well...

Lookin' forward to getting out of University, which is mostly a prep school for industry peons, and getting some dirt under my nails... one more year and then watch out, World.

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Poster: skies Date: Aug 13, 2009 11:52am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

I visited The Farm,way back in the early sixties These people were well organized for survival in the boondocks .Very nice and decent group . The reason I could really live with them is because I can't stand religious daily talk .Christians,nor even the hare krishna,whatever else,The same righteous attitude gets on my nerve ,as a lifestyle .Na!

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Poster: skies Date: Aug 16, 2009 2:13am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

PS I must retify a detail :it was in mid 70's I visited the Farm in Tennessee .Much respect for them ,but never liked the religious talk, in daily life .

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Aug 13, 2009 11:51am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

I know a few folks who certified with people who were Farm "graduates". That's about as close as I've checked into them.

I've been real interested in the growingpower.org model and am trying to figure out a way to scale it. They have a facility in urban Milwaukee that raises enough fruits, vegetables, fish, goats, ducks and turkeys to feed 10,000 people per month. On a 2 acre piece of land.

Absolute genius - the bottom water from the tilapia tanks is pumped into the gardens for fertilizer, the manure from the ducks and turkeys is also used in the gardens as well as composting. The heat from the composting is used to heat the facility.

The best part is that the entire organization is not an enabling one. The food is given away to those who need it, but at the same time, it is almost entirely staffed and operated by people from the Milwaukee area.

Give a man a fish AND teach a man to fish......

How many such facilities do you think could be built with a tenth of the bailout money our Idiocracy in DC has thrown towards the banksters and special interest cronies?

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Poster: William Tell Date: Aug 12, 2009 12:07pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

That was a real set-up there skies...be careful.

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Poster: skies Date: Aug 12, 2009 12:32pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

This phrase is not clear enough for me,but Itrust you can explain mre about what to be careful about ? Do please tell me,Guillaume Tell

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Poster: William Tell Date: Aug 12, 2009 12:40pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

It was the comment "...saved my life so we can talk today..."

Get it?

Point being, those that might see the humor in the phrase would say:

"That is the PROBLEM...you are alive today giving us grief"

Do I really have to splain it, or are you successfully jerking my chaing for the fourth day in a row?

Rob would tell you I am dumber than dirt, so it ain't no great accomplishment to embarrass the Prime Minister.

Seriously.

Have you seen how I spell?

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Poster: skies Date: Aug 12, 2009 3:24pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

Euh...Did I get it now? ME,ME,ME,I am the problem I AM alive still now? That is a cop out meaning it would be more confortable To moan without interuption and not facing up to the real thing when It talks back .THey are so many griefers who 'd be relieved to never hear me speak again !!! Tough luck,you deadheads chould not have play with the fires,inventing games on computers Just to keep talking together . NA!!!

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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Aug 12, 2009 1:57pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

"Rob would tell you I am dumber than dirt"

Rob would not tell anyone any such thing. Rob would like to inform the PM and any other interested parties right here and now that the PM has Rob's vote in the bag come election time. Rob takes his imaginary yet dashing hat off and executes the deepest and most respectful of bows to the PM in recognition of the PM's infinite patience, understanding and inspirational ability to give the benefit of the doubt to those whom his humble supporter would cast into outer darkness without a backward glance. Rob also apologises profusely for the uncharacteristic lapse into the third person.

Thank you.

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Poster: William Tell Date: Aug 12, 2009 2:11pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

Hey now, that's actually very kind of you...but, truth is, I guess I meant "gullible as they come!" and I trust you as a close enough friend to let anyone know when necessary.

Cause it's true, and you know it.

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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Aug 12, 2009 2:19pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

Hey, you must be dirt, because I dig ya!


(yee-ouch...)

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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Aug 12, 2009 2:25pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

i plead to the admin's sensibilities that that comment most certainly warrants forum banishment.

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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Aug 12, 2009 2:57pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

Be honest, you'd miss me.




Wouldn't you...?

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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Aug 12, 2009 3:21pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

ohhhhhhh... ok :(

i rescind my request for banishment. i guess it is sorta nice to have you around (hmmm, the hint of bile in my throat - what's that all about?)

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Poster: William Tell Date: Aug 12, 2009 4:32pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

Well, bile aftertaste or no, all I can say is you just won't rise (ahem) to my attempts to draw you out (eh...e-u-eiii I think!) today kind sir! I must have left half a dozen jabs at you hereabouts.

All in good fun of course!

Newbie lover...

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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Aug 12, 2009 7:31pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

damn - i hate missing jabs at my expense! my LMA attention has been spotty today, however, that is no excuse. i am disappointed in myself.

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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Aug 12, 2009 3:29pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

Too much rich eating, mister married man - milk and crackers for you!

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Poster: skies Date: Aug 12, 2009 2:21pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

You know why I really like you,Guillaume Tell? You remind me about Grateful Dead songs:I like the sounds oit but i don't understand much the meanings of what you say!

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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Aug 12, 2009 2:57pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

In this at least, you are not alone...

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Poster: William Tell Date: Aug 12, 2009 4:29pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

That is quite the complement, skies! I humbly accept it on behalf of all Hunter wannabes the world round!

China Cat Sunflower, the song elb and I were speaking of earlier is a perfect example: the words aren't transparent, but they sure sound nice!

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Poster: johnnyonthespot Date: Aug 12, 2009 10:56am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

check this one out. One of the local right wing whackjobs up here said that the main reason health insurance is so expensive is because that the Federal Govt. mandates they have to cover everything even elective surgery and even included botox. I emailed and asked if he could provide me facts as my insurance doesn't cover everything. Of cours I wont get a response.

meanwhile, watch out for those Socialists people!

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Poster: skies Date: Aug 12, 2009 11:06am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

No,no,no ! Socialized medecine is about granting you decent standards medicatio and life-saving surgery,for all .To get your face lift,viagra,or butox, you have to have also a private assurance,or go to india to have it done ,such as for getting costly dental work .

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffNoiseCollector Date: Aug 12, 2009 7:09pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

As usual you spit on earls spirit of unity against the wrongs of both sides and resort to name calling. I hope guns are only held by criminals where you live. Now tell us about a 1973 SBD.

YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED IN MY BOMB SHELTER

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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Aug 12, 2009 12:32pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

this entire thread is an abortion. shoulda worn a friggin condom

;-P

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffNoiseCollector Date: Aug 12, 2009 7:13pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

At least we can laugh as our species is exterminated on the backs of small green donkeys as we smoke mexican reefer and read french poetry.

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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Aug 12, 2009 10:48pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Mr. Earl Retires...Not Dead, Yet.

sittin in the saddle, quoting Baudelaire, and puffin on ye olde pipe - excellent plan my friend ;)

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